Early Childhood Education: Young Adult Outcomes From the Abecedarian Project

  title={Early Childhood Education: Young Adult Outcomes From the Abecedarian Project},
  author={F. Campbell and C. Ramey and E. Pungello and Joseph J Sparling and S. Miller-Johnson},
  journal={Applied Developmental Science},
  pages={42 - 57}
  • F. Campbell, C. Ramey, +2 authors S. Miller-Johnson
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Applied Developmental Science
  • The high-risk infants who initially enrolled in the Abecedarian Project, a longitudinal prospective study of the benefits of early childhood educational intervention within a child care setting, were followed up as young adults (age 21 years). One hundred-eleven infants were in the original sample; 104 took part in the follow up. Treatment was provided in 2 phases: during preschool and in the primary grades. Participants received either both phases, 1, but not both, or neither. Assignment to… CONTINUE READING
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